Published in Medical Imaging Week, June 18th, 2005
"Functional neuroimaging studies have implicated hyperactivity of the frontal cortex" in OCD, psychiatrists in Japan explained. However, the "relationships between abnormal brain activity, clinical improvement, and neuropsychological function" remain obscure.
"To clarify the pathophysiology of this disorder, regional changes in brain function were examined during administration of cognitive and symptom provocation tasks in patients with OCD before and after treatment," by T. Nakao and colleagues at Kawasaki Medical...
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